United States 2003-P Washington Quarter Dollar / Alabama State Quarter

Description – The 50 State Quarter Program The Washington quarter was introduced in 1932 and was intended to be a one-year circulating commemorative coin struck...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: The Ptolemies: Part I

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series on Ancient Counterfeiters by Mike Markowitz …. Of all the successors of Alexander the Great, the family of Ptolemy, son of Lagos, was the most successful,...

Harvey Stack: Growing Up in a Numismatic Family: In the Early...

By Harvey Stack – Co-Founder, Stack’s Bowers Galleries …… The year 1975 became a great year for the continued growth of Stack's. It was in January of 1975 that Harvey G....

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: 1803 “C-3” Half Cent +...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) …… This is the 3rd article in the series reviewing an early half cent (17th in the series on the...

Garrett: How Digital Photography Revolutionized the Coin Hobby

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) …… Those who know how to use the technology have an advantage in the coin marketplace. NGC launched a new service for...

PCGS Founder David Hall OUT at Collectors Universe

CoinWeek Staff Reports.... In a sparsely-worded press release issued on the morning of September 19, 2018, Collectors Universe announced the termination of PCGS founder and...

Modern Dime Designations: What Are Full Bands and Full Torch?

  by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation.... NGC’s designations give collectors a more comprehensive assessment of dimes from the past century. NGC uses a numeric grade to succinctly describe...

Ron Guth Proposes 100-Point Coin Grading Scale

 We discuss the Guth 100-Point Coin Grading Scale in this week's CoinWeek Podcast. Click to listen. On Monday, Ron Guth, the 2014 American Numismatic Association's...

United States 2009 Abraham Lincoln Commemorative Silver Dollar

  Description -  The 2009 Abraham Lincoln commemorative silver dollar honors the 200 year anniversary of the birth of President Abraham Lincoln. The United States Mint's authority to...

Top Population 1981-S Lincoln Cent set to bring $1,000+ at GreatCollections...

CoinWeek Staff Reports..... Note: This coin sold for $2,137.50. A top-population 1981-S Lincoln cent Type 1 (PCGS PR70DCAM) is currently drawing strong interest from collectors at...

Watch CoinWeek’s Inaugural “Midnight Stream” – Top Pop Price Analysis +...

https://youtu.be/N5IvgAG48B8 On Wednesday, August 29, 2018, CoinWeek Editor Charles Morgan burned the midnight oil and hosted an impromptu Livestream on the CoinWeek YouTube channel where he...

Top Population 1932 Quarter set to bring $20,000+ at GreatCollections Auction

CoinWeek Staff Reports..... September 4, 2018 update: On September 2, 2018, this coin sold for $25,876.132 (with Buyer's Premium).  A top-population 1932 Washington quarter (PCGS MS67...

Goldberg’s Pre-Long Beach Auction: Lots You Need to Know

  by Charles Morgan for CoinWeek..... Goldberg's Pre-Long Beach Auction, offering a range of United States Coins & Currency as well as Ancient and World Coins,...

The Coin Analyst: The 50 State Quarters Program 20 Years Later

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek..... In 1999 the U.S. Mint launched the 50 State Quarters Program – the first modern circulating coin program with a...

CoinWeek Podcast #105: Precious Metals Markets – A Look Behind the...

CoinWeek Podcast #105: Precious Metals Markets - A Look Behind the Curtain with Kitco's Peter Hug Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by...

Doug Winter: Eight Great U.S. Coin Collections

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com …… CoinWeek Content Partner …… Editor's Note: Over the years, Doug Winter has written extensively about many of the greatest coin collections of the 20th century. In...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coins, Aliens and UFOs

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .... On the wall of his office in the FBI building’s basement, Special Agent Fox Mulder of the TV series...

CoinWeek Podcast #104: South Dakota vs. Wayfair and Its Potential Impact...

 CoinWeek Podcast #104: South Dakota vs. Wayfair and Its Potential Impact on You Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or...

The TYPE B Proof Reverse Washington Quarters of 1956-1964 ...

Type B Proof Reverse Washington Quarters....... By Dr. Richard S. Appel - UniqueRareCoins.com ...... Beginning in 1956 and continuing through 1964, the Philadelphia Mint produced a...

CoinWeek Cool Coins! 2018: Episode 3: Japanese Commemorative WW1 Medal, 3...

https://youtu.be/KJwybJReRX0 CoinWeek Cool Coins! returns with our third episode of 2018! In this episode, we span the globe and review historic coins and medals. Rexford Goldbaum from...

United States 1950-D Jefferson Nickel

Description: The Jefferson nickel debuted in 1938, replacing the Buffalo nickel in the 25th year of its production run. A design contest to commemorate Founding...

NGC to Grade McDonald’s MacCoin Tokens

by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation.... NGC ran a metallurgical analysis on one of the tokens celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Big Mac. The world's newest "currency"...

A Perfect Score – Coins Graded Mint State-70

For most of numismatic history, the highest possible grade on the familiar 1-to-70 coin grading scale was an ideal to be considered rather than...

Harvey Stack – Growing Up in a Numismatic Family – The...

By Harvey Stack – Co-Founder, Stack’s Bowers Galleries …… The Nixon Shock The year 1972 followed closely some of the events and happenings in the earlier years in the hobby. It was in...

Make it Stop: Perhaps Worst Conceived US Coin Design Candidates Revealed

Commentary by Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ..... Please, make it stop! Put before the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) on Thursday, July 31...

CoinWeek Podcast #103: Coin Design Highs and Lows with Heidi Wastweet

 CoinWeek Podcast #103: Coin Design Highs and Lows with Heidi Wastweet Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to...

History as Struck: The Medals of the United States Mint

 At the 2018 Early American Coppers Convention in Traverse City, Michigan, numismatist John Kraljevich, a noted expert on U.S. Coins and Americana, gave an...

New or Used? Whether to Buy Coins on the Primary or...

By David Schwager for CoinWeek.... Do you buy your coins new or used? That might seem like a strange question, but it’s a question many...

CoinWeek Podcast #102: Confronting Counterfeit Coins with Beth Deisher

 CoinWeek Podcast #102: Confronting Counterfeit Coins with Beth Deisher Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek...

CoinWeek Podcast #101: John W. Adams to Sell His Numismatic Library

 CoinWeek Podcast #101: John W. Adams to Sell His Numismatic Library Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to...